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Motorcyclist killed after being rammed headlong by overtaking car

By Abnor Hamizam Abd Manap - Thursday, 11 February 2016.

BANDAR SERI JEMPOL: A 21-year old man was killed after his motorcycle collided with a car at Jalan Besar Palong near Felda Palong Lapan here last night.

Mentally-ill man who stabbed own mother found wandering in Pandan Indah

By Hariz Mohd - Thursday, 11 February 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Police today arrested a man who was believed to have stabbed his mother in the stomach in an incident at Setapak Jaya on Monday.

Mahdzir vows to strengthen Umno in Kedah following new appointment

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNA - Thursday, 11 February 2016.

PUTRAJAYA: Newly-elected Kedah Umno Liaison Committee deputy chairman Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid has vowed to further strengthen the party in the state and increase the confidence of the people in the government.

Tanjung Aru's 'Sun Bear Run' is not for the benefit of bears or conservation centre

By Awang Ali Omar - Thursday, 11 February 2016.

KOTA KINABALU: No sun bears will benefit from a theme run that uses its name to attract participants.

Stepping up escalator safety

By Hariz Mohd - Thursday, 11 February 2016.

THE Department of Occupational Safety and Health (Dosh) is conducting a study to enhance safety on escalators in the wake of the latest incident which left a boy with a severed foot on Monday.

Eight years on, restaurant operator maintains her RM3 rice menu

Thursday, 11 February 2016.

IPOH: While other operators claim that they have no choice but to raise their food prices, a small restaurant owner at Stadium Perak here has maintained the price of her nasi berlauk at RM3 for years.

Free rice plan starts March 1

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Thursday, 11 February 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Come March 1, some 170,000 families on the e-Kasih list will receive 20kg of free rice every month until December under the MyBeras programme. 

Spidey's nasi lemak a swinging success

Thursday, 11 February 2016.

KOTA BARU: An engineer has embarked on a new marketing strategy by dressing up like a Marvel Comics character.

Smooth traffic on major highways

Thursday, 11 February 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic flow was reported to be smooth on major highways in the country as at 9am today as people continued to return to the city following the Chinese New Year holiday.

Ahmad Bashah is new Kedah Umno Liaison Committee chairman

By NST ONLINE - Thursday, 11 February 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah was today appointed the new state Umno Liaision Committee chairman, replacing Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir.

Seven trailers go up in smoke in Simpang Ampat arson case

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Thursday, 11 February 2016.

GEORGE TOWN: Seven high-end trailers owned by a haulier were set ablaze at Simpang Ampat on the mainland Wednesday.

Man in RTD viral video shot dead

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Thursday, 11 February 2016.

GEORGE TOWN: A car wash operator was shot dead outside a shop lot along Jalan Dato Keramat here earlier this morning.

Flood victims must register their evacuation, says Shahidan

By Bernama - Thursday, 11 February 2016.

KUCHING: Flood evacuees have been advised to register themselves to ensure there is a written record to facilitate distribution of aid and avert any problem, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim.

Fire victims offered PPR houses

By Bernama - Thursday, 11 February 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Eight Malaysian families left homeless in the fire that broke out at the squatter settlement in Jalan Kubor, Kampung Pantai Dalam here yesterday, received good news today.

Be alert when children wearing soft rubber shoes ride escalators –DOSH

By Bernama - Thursday, 11 February 2016.

PUTRAJAYA: Parents and guardians should be alert when children wearing sandals or soft-soled rubber shoes ride escalators as such footwear can easily be caught between its steps.

Our main focus the people, not protocols – Najib

By Bernama - Thursday, 11 February 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak wants the expenses used for his and the Cabinet ministers’ working visits and official events to be reduced in line with the government’s austerity effort.

Several roads in George Town to be closed for lantern festival

By Bernama - Wednesday, 10 February 2016.

GEORGE TOWN: Several roads in the city will be closed on Feb 12 in conjunction with the Lantern Festival organised by the Penang state government.

Senior citizen crushed to death by gas cylinder in freak road accident

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Wednesday, 10 February 2016.

IPOH: A 65-year-old motorcyclist was crushed by a 920kg gas cylinder which fell on him in an accident with a lorry at Jalan Lahat here today.

Man injured after swerving to avoid cat

By PRIYA PUBALAN - Wednesday, 10 February 2016.

GEORGE TOWN : A 26-year-old motorist risked life and limb to save the life of a cat today.

Bashah meets Najib over Kedah Exco line-up, claims Kedah Umno leader

Wednesday, 10 February 2016.

ALOR STAR: New Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah met Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in Putrajaya today, reportedly to discuss the line-up of the new Kedah state executive council.

Hamzah takes a ride on the ERL, gives it the thumbs up

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Wednesday, 10 February 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin took time off his busy schedule to check on the ERL train service, today.

Switch box fire disrupts LRT operation at Ampang Park station

Wednesday, 10 February 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 100 people were affected when billowing thick smoke from a burning switch box at the Ampang Park LRT Station here forced a shutdown of operations at the station early this morning.

Flood situation in Kuching improves

By Esther Landau - Wednesday, 10 February 2016.

KUCHING: The flood situation here has improved with the number of evacuees decreasing from 5,688 to 5,533 as of 4pm today.

Comprehensive study of beach erosion following tidal waves in Terengganu

By ADRIAN DAVID - Wednesday, 10 February 2016.

KUALA NERUS: A comprehensive study of soil erosion following tidal waves along affected stretches of beaches off Terengganu has been called to prevent major disasters.

Employ locals, reduce dependency on foreign workers: MTUC

Wednesday, 10 February 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The issue of increased levy for foreign workers would be easily solved if employers make a conscious efforts to employ locals and reduce their dependence on foreigners.

Slow traffic on major highways this evening

Wednesday, 10 February 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic flow was reported to be slow on the major highways as at 4pm today, following many Malaysians heading back to their own destinations after the Chinese New Year break.

Man injured in Sg Swak crocodile attack

Wednesday, 10 February 2016.

KUCHING: A crocodile attacked a villager during the floods last night in Kampung Tupong Ulu.

Imam killed by express bus moments before dawn prayers

By Zarina Abdullah - Wednesday, 10 February 2016.

SETIU: An 84-year-old imam was killed instantly when he was hit by an express bus near Kampung Sungai Lerek, here, today.

Pulau Pangkor gamblers arrested

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Wednesday, 10 February 2016.

LUMUT: Twenty-one people, including a woman, were arrested after they were found gambling in the open at Hwa Eng estate in Pulau Pangkor early today.

Naughty nine picked up by Tawau cops [VIDEO]

By AVILA GERALDINE - Wednesday, 10 February 2016.

TAWAU: Police picked up nine teenagers believed to have been involved in a fight during an annual school sports day in Merotai, here.